The original Forever & Ever Hydrangea boasts large clusters of blooms that turn either pink or blue depending on the soil pH. Enjoy an abundance of flowers blanketing this hydrangea, even after harsh northern winters, as hardy blooms appear on both old and new wood. Clusters of blooms and even the big, deep green foliage, are all great additions to both cut- and dried-flower arrangements. Attractive in a border or bed, and its compact growth habit also makes for a good container planting. Be sure to check your soil's pH level if you're looking for a specific bloom color. About 5.2-5.5 produces blue flowers, about 6.0-6.2 produces pink flowers. Hydrangea macrophylla 'Early Sensation'
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Early Sensation'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:30 - 35 inches
Spread:30 - 35 inches
Spacing:30 - 35 inches
Flowering Date:Early to midsummer until frost
Winter Care:Should be mulched and protected in the Northern zones.
Flower Color:blue, pink
Flower Form:Clusters of blooms have florets with filled petal edges.
Foliage Type:Large, lustrous deep green leaves, compact habit.
Pruning:Remove all dead wood in early spring. After 5 years, prune out one third old wood to the ground each year in early spring to revitalize plant. Remove spent blooms to encourage additional blooms
Soil Requirement:Grows best in well-drained soil with good organic matter; prefers slightly acidic soil; avoid heavy clay with poor drainage. Check soil weekly for moisture. Water thoroughly when dry
Watering Requirement:Water thoroughly when dry.
Additional Information:Soil with ph level of about 5.2-5.5 will produce blue flowers, soil with pH level of about 6.0-6.2 will produce pink flowers
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
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5/6/19 - 6/7/19
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2/18/19 - 5/17/19
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